Ron Burgundy Rides Again, This Time in Dodge Durango Ads

Ron Burgundy Rides Again, This Time in Dodge Durango Ads

Ron Burgundy Rides Again! Will Ferrell Given Creative Control Over Dodge Durango Work.

Chrysler Group CMO Olivier Francois likes to roll the dice when it comes to marketing. But Mr. Francois may be taking his biggest gamble yet by casting Will Ferrell’s fictional “Ron Burgundy” character as pitchman for the 2014 Dodge Durango SUV.

Ron Burgundy Rides Again, This Time in Dodge Durango AdsRon Burgundy Rides Again, This Time in Dodge Durango Ads[/caption]Since giving ANA attendees a sneak peak on Friday at the spots in which Mr. Ferrell reprises his character from the 2004 comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” Chrysler broke the campaign on “Saturday Night Live” and ran it during NFL football telecasts this weekend. That’s just the first installment in a campaign by the Detroit-based auto maker and Paramount Pictures to co-promote Durango and the sequel, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” which hits theaters Dec. 20.

See the full Adage.com story here: Ron Burgundy Rides Again, This Time in Dodge Durango Ads
Author: Michael Mccarthy

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